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The African Storybook (ASb) is a multilingual literacy initiative that works with educators and children to publish openly licensed picture storybooks for early reading in the languages of Africa. An initiative of Saide, the ASb has an interactive website that enables users to read, create, download, translate, and adapt storybooks. The initiative addresses the dire shortage of children’s storybooks in African languages, crucial for children’s literacy development. As of September 2020 website had nearly 6,700 storybooks in 222 languages spoken in Africa, consisting of nearly 2000 original titles and translations of those titles.